Volume 11, Number 6, Novembre-Décembre 2004
|414 - 418
|Huiles, corps gras et produits cosmétiques
|15 November 2004
Prévention de l’oxydation des acides gras dans un produit cosmétique : mécanismes, conséquences, moyens de mesure, quels antioxydants pour quelles applications ?
ITERG, Rue Monge, Parc Industriel Bersol 2, 33600
To recall the general mechanism of fatty acid oxidation, a focus is made on the different degradation product families and their impact on the quality of blend or formulated fats and oils. Because of the importance of the analytical method choice to assess the oxidative status of the products, a review underlines the precautions required to interpret the results. Another important point concerns the Good Manufacturing Practices to reduce the oxidative risk, and the respective advantages and drawbacks of a selection of synthetic or natural antioxidants in cosmetic applications, conclude this short review.
Key words: chemical oxidation / fatty acid / hydroperoxides / oxidative product / antioxidants in cosmetic applications
© John Libbey Eurotext 2004
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